"About the Artist”
Y'vonne Page-Magnus originally from Philadelphia loves the Arts and acquired an Associates Degree in Fashion Design Technology in Philadelphia. After studying French and taking several art classes at 'Community College of Philadelphia,' Y'vonne had a strong desire to live in Europe. While there she completed a B.A. in Fine Arts at 'AIU London' in England. After graduating Y'vonne returned to the U.S. to pursue another dream to live in New York. Happily exploring Y'vonne became fully inspired by all the semi-precious stone boutiques. Longing for London she joined partner Max and they launched 'Von & Magnus' a Limited Corporation jewelry Company in the U.K. Dedicated leaders at 'Elshadai International Christian Center-London,' now 'Relentless Global' learned how to operate in the favor of God. They soon captured the attention of the Late 'Jill Strieder,' Fashion Icon and, Director of 'Fenwick's' of Bond Street. 'Von & Magnus' was signed on almost immediately with a concession located on the first floor next to 'Gerrard Darrell,’ dressing 'Ladies of London' in 'Made to Measure' jewelry out of semi-precious stones and freshwater pearls. "Fenwick's will always be the birth place of ‘Design Your Own Jewelry’ formally known as ‘Von & Magnus' no matter where we go" Said Y'vonne Page- Magnus. While there she was able to create a Client base and a strong following of the brand. When introduced ‘RESTRING/ RENEW/ REPURPOSE' and receiving a write-up in the 'London Times' the little quintessential Company took-off. Celebrities began using the services, such as 'Nina Garcia' from 'Project Runway' and, the editor of 'British Vogue.' Whilst making several buying trips to Paris and sourcing the most gorgeous of stones in 'Rue de Temple.' 'Von & Magnus' was soon picked up by then Owner 'Mohammed Al Fayed’ then owner of 'Harrods' department store in 'Knightsbridge,' London, England where they were located in the designer jewelry department. Sleep deprived, long retail hours and, just six employees Y'vonne and Max was able to manage both concessions successfully!
After a long prosperous stretch in both locations, Y'vonne and Max relocated to Philadelphia for heavy family commitments. Inevitably staying after the birth of their beautiful son Maximillien A.K.A. Carlos M. 'Von & Magnus’ now ‘Design Your Own Jewelry W O R K S H O P' relaunched on October 1, 2016, at 'Market at the Fareway' in 'Chestnut Hill.’
Y'vonne is currently working full-time building her brand by providing upscale workshops in the most beautifulest of places. This amazing niche Company is packed with excitement and, opportunity! You can now find Y'vonne teaching appealing 'W O R K S H O P S' and, doing Pop-Ups at various Boutiques, Libraries, Universities, Arboretums, Vineyards, Art Galleries, Festivals, Art Centers and, anywhere beautiful in the U.S. To track where Y'vonne will be next Click on "P O P - U P S," “W O R K S H O P S " or, follow her on Social Media!
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